Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • Jerry J. Dykstra, 72, a longtime resident of the Roberts area, peacefully went home to join his wife early Wednesday morning, March 26, 2014. Jerry was born in Columbus, Montana on May 2, 1941, a son of Jurgen and Winnifred Moore Dykstra. The family moved to Roberts in 1947 where Jerry was raised, graduating from Roberts High School in 1960 where...
  • BRIDGER - Born May 20, 1925 in Hollywood, California, Corinne Elaine King Tyler Keys passed away peacefully in her beautiful Montana home "with her boots on" and family and friends by her side on March 30th, 2014. She leaves behind many friends, neighbors, and family from Montana, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Louisiana, California and...
  • Nelda Sue Hernandez, 67, of Billings, passed away March 22, 2014. She was born July 30, 1946 in Thermopolis, WY, to Dwayne and Gladys McKenner. Nelda grew up in the Hamilton Dome oil fields, and eventually became a permanent resident of Carbon County, MT. Nelda was adventurous owning a bar in Craig, CO and also managing several restaurants. She...
  • FROMBERG – On March 23, 2014 our Dad, Brother, Grandpa, Brother-in-law and Uncle joined his beautiful angel in heaven. Jack was the sixth child of Leroy and Elsie Bothman. Born in Columbus, Montana on January 30, 1934 Jack attended school in Bearcreek, Joliet and Columbus. Dad was always full of great and wild stories about growing up being...
  • George Robert Klepich passed away March 21, 2014 at Cedar Villa nursing home at the age of 88 years old after a long battle with prostate cancer. This is more a story than an obituary. George was born to Croatian (then part of Yugoslavia) parents who emigrated to the U.S. He was born on Dec. 8, 1925 in the house in which he spent most of his life...
  • Southern Montana Electric Transmission and Generation Cooperative, Inc.’s (Southern) bankruptcy took a new turn when attorneys for the debtors filed papers on Wednesday, March 26 in federal bankruptcy court in Billings regarding the mediation. Part of the filings included a Reorganization Plan Settlement Term Sheet with further details of...
  •  A performing arts center, a convention center, mixed-use facilities, retail space, etc.--the list could go on. But to help narrow down and brainstorm ideas on how to best utilize the space at the Old Roosevelt, the Beartooth Community Front Forum held its annual public forum. On March 29, entitled Restore, Reuse, Revitalize: The Future of...
  •  It must be the cowboy way, since this season is causing Carbon County ranchers and residents alike to be tough, endure and carry on with yet another large snowstorm blanketing the area on Monday, March 31. Whether shoveling or birthing livestock, the work is twice as hard late in season with the wet heavy snows of March and more in April to...